Make yourself Irresistable
The Daily Muse always has invaluable tips and advice for females in the workplace. Check out their latest, which you’ll need going into review season! Ask just about anyone what personality trait grates his or her nerves the most, and a braggart is bound to top the list.
The online application process is a big frustration for job seekers. Many equate applying online to sending a resume into a black hole, never to be seen by human eyes. Some coaches advise their clients not to apply using online systems.
A successful blog can help you transition to a new career.
In the United States, we do not know how to train, develop and educate authentic leaders. The few that we do have are authentic despite their education, not because of it. So let's ask: "What does our system of educating leaders produce?" What do we get for our investment of time, money and energy?
Hiring's tough. It's not just filtering through hundreds of applications and blocking out big chunks of your day for interviews -- those are the simple parts. The difficult thing is the nagging feeling that, despite your best efforts, the perfect candidate will somehow fall through the cracks. This feeling is deepened by screening processes designed for efficiently identifying suitable candidates, rather than isolating the absolute best match.
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Back to Careers Page Index Back to Psych Web Home Page As you take your undergraduate courses, you may wonder how they are going to help you eventually "on the job."
Michelle Beckett: Your Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter Profiles: 1/10th of a Second Is All It Takes to Blow It"What a prat ," I thought, a few seconds after I was introduced to a delegate at a recent business event I was speaking at. "Rude, uptight, patronising, condescending... I would quite like to get away from this person as quickly as possible."
Kluemper says conscientiousness, which he defines as being "well organized and hard-working," is one of the five most important traits to demonstrate on your Facebook profile . (To see full definitions of each trait, see MSNBC's excellent post on them here .) To show your conscientious side, regularly post pictures of yourself engaged in activities you're passionate about and share articles on topics of importance to you -- or, better yet, posts you wrote about those topics. Note: Prospective employers probably won't view your excellent management of your Farmville crops or achieving "mayor" status at your local White Castle as examples of hard work. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
What does it take to succeed?
When applying for jobs It is important to provide evidence of your skills and this can come from work experience, academic work, your social life and any interests you pursue. Below is a selection of the skills that employers are looking for in graduates. Analytical ability The ability to assess a situation or issue and identify key elements that need to be addressed to move on.
| Home | Getting Started | Know Yourself | Career Tests | Money Issues | Keeping Motivated | Resume Help | Successful Interviews | Blog | About Me | Contact | What are you good at and what skills do you enjoy using? I have created a list of personal skills below which you can read through and review in two key ways: assess and rate the skills you think you have assess and rate the skills you really enjoy using
Take a moment and glance around. Unless you’re standing naked in the wilderness, you’re surrounded by products: mass-produced, man-made artifacts as far as the eye can see. Every one of these things was designed by someone (or more likely, several someones), but how often do we notice or appreciate that fact?
Employability Skills Profile Canadian Employers need a person who can demonstrate the following skills: Personal Management Skills:
Former mortgage broker Ernie Casillas is still searching for work after three years Casillas can find a job in 30 days if he does his homework, says "reinvention expert" Eli Davidson Networking is a crucial tool that job seekers tend to overlook, Davidson says Casillas, 48, is among 14 million-plus Americans who are unemployed